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The Horse Ate the Hat (1928)

Un chapeau de paille d'Italie (original title)
On his way through the woods to his marriage, Fadinard's horse eats the hat of a married lady spending here a few moments with her lover. Fadinard has to find the very same rare hat to ... See full summary »

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Olga Tschechowa ...
Paul Ollivier ...
Oncle Vézinet
Alex Allin ...
Félix
Jim Gérald ...
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Lillian Beck ...
Une invitée de la noce (as Beck)
Berline ...
Une invitée de la noce
Alexis Bondireff ...
Un cousin
Lya Christy ...
Une invitée de la noce (as Christie)
Nino Constantini ...
Un invité de la noce (as Nino Costantini)
Hubert Daix ...
Un invité de la noce
A. Debriège ...
Une invitée de la noce (as Albany Debriège)
Galtier ...
Une invitée de la noce
Max Lerel ...
Un invité de la noce
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On his way through the woods to his marriage, Fadinard's horse eats the hat of a married lady spending here a few moments with her lover. Fadinard has to find the very same rare hat to avoid her dishonor. This will greatly disturb his own marriage. Written by Yepok

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Brilliant
15 August 2005 | by (Hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

It has been a few years since I have seen this film, but at the time I rated it with the best comedies ever made, and filled with that graceful combination of high style and laugh-out-loud humor that seems to have disappeared from movie making except in an occasional rarity like Amelie--which to be honest, is more charming and touching than really funny.

Granted, comedy, more than any other genre, seems to be a matter of personal taste, but for those who can appreciate comedy that skewers and at the same time celebrates social mores. that relies on visual humor rather than jokes, and that doesn't need to resort to bathroom vulgarisms to get a laugh, then you might enjoy this film as much as I did.


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